Tag: materials

September 1, 2020

Materials Matter

By Lara Pes   We are all materialists. Whether we are choosing or using clothing or food containers, building blocks or paving, at every moment a wide range of materials are an integral part of our lives. Technology has allowed creation of sophisticated materials with specific characteristics, with improvements usually driven by a desire for. Read more…

March 28, 2016

How WELL Does Your Building Feel? An Introduction to the WELL Building Standard™

By Pamela Berns Imagine waking totally refreshed from a good night’s sleep to a morning light that invigorates you enough to skip your daily caffeine jolt, walking the kids to a school where the air and light quality actually enhance their learning and health, and then heading to a workplace that inspires creativity and collaboration,. Read more…

January 13, 2010

January Green Building Forum – Showcase: Green Building Materials Catwalk

A Pecha Kucha-style presentation of a favorite technology/material/method of the moment by green building pro’s, with Amelia Amon, Alt. Technica; Anthony Bower, Gensler; Peter Carey, Streamline Material Resourcing; Ryan Clarke; Maia Gilman.

April 23, 2008

April 2008: Green Materials Catwalk

10 local green building experts presenting his/her favorite green material or technology.

July 19, 2006

Green Interiors: Fun with Furniture – July 19, 2006

First of two presentations on green interiors. Speakers: David Bergman and Jesse Johnson.

April 19, 2006

Responsible Wood Alternatives: From Extraction to Production & Design – April 19, 2006

Tim Keating of Rainforest Relief and Bart Bettencourt of Bettencourt Green Building Supplies team up for a lecture on responsible wood alternatives.

June 30, 2004

‘Blue Vinyl’ – June 29, 2004

A screening of the award-winning documentary on PVC, “Blue Vinyl”, followed by Q/A with director Judith Helfand.

February 20, 2004

Non-toxic Building Materials – February 19, 2004

With Cameron Lory, a green building specialist at Inform.

January 21, 2004

Sustainable Wood & Wood Alternatives – January 21, 2004

With Tim Keating of Rainforest Relief and Stubby Warmbold of CitiLog.

January 15, 2003

SmartWood Certification Program – January 15, 2003

Bina Venkataraman of Rainforest Alliance presented RA’s SmartWood program.